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Thread: Great-grandma's quilt blocks

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    Super Member Lisa_wanna_b_quilter's Avatar
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    Since you all enjoy pictures so much, I thought I'd share these. They were done by my Great-grandma. At least, I assume they were. They were in her house when she died and she did make quilts. They are all done by hand. The blocks measure 17ish and are not all perfectly square. I have no clue what I will do with them.

    This is just a sample of what I have.
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    Beautiful! What a treasure.
    Are you going to make a quilt with them?

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    What a treasure! It looks like there's plenty of room to square them up. Seems like they need to be put in a quilt for a bed.

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    They would make a beautiful wall hanging and would make a great memorial of your grandmother!! What a nice keepsake!

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    Looks like you can but them down and put on some sashing and turn them in to a family heirloom/treasure.
    Her (DGG) work is beautiful.

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    I "see" them in a quilt but for right now I'm too chicken to start cutting on them. Maybe after I do a few more practice things.

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    They are beautiful. It would be wonderful to do a quilt and save as a treasure for generations to come

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    Those are a true treasure!

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    You are so fortunate to receive
    these beautiful blocks, made by
    the hands of your Grand Mother!! :D
    They will make a lovely quilt top.
    Please share more pictures when you
    decide what you will be doing with them.
    :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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    Gorgeous blocks :) Grandma did good. A wall hanging would look great using those :)

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